Find out how stem cell injections and platelet-rich plasma therapy can heal your body, relieve chronic joint pain, and change your life forever.
Find out how stem cell injections and platelet-rich plasma therapy can heal your body, relieve chronic joint pain, and change your life forever.
Do you have hyperhidrosis? If so, you know the discomfort and embarrassment that excessive sweating causes. Forget antiperspirants, powders, or keeping a towel handy. Botox may be the answer for you.
Have you ever fudged or fibbed when your physician asked you a question about your health habits? If you answered, "Maybe, well... yes" you are not alone and your physician knows.
To date, physicians have used a myriad of tools to restore quality of life and reduce chronic pain, and soon pain management physicians will have an exciting new tool to add- VR, virtual reality technology.
Complex regional pain syndrome can be a confusing problem to have, especially because it’s often difficult to diagnose. Here are a few of the signs and symptoms that may indicate you have CRPS.
Migraine pain can disrupt your life for days at a time, lowering your quality of life. Different treatments work for different people. Nerve blocks may be the answer for you.
If you have chronic pain, a spinal cord stimulator might be right for you. Read on to learn what a spinal cord stimulator is, what types of pain it may help, and what’s involved in having one implanted.
If you have chronic arthritis pain a new study may help you in identifying if CBD is right for you.
Waiting for a health care appointment can be frustrating, but understanding why this happens from time to time can make the wait less challenging.
With cooler weather upon us, turmeric tea is a soothing and warm drink with pain fighting benefits.
We know patients often are hesitant to become active fearing their pain will worsen. However, research shows gentle exercise like walking can actually improve pain.
If you’ve been in an auto accident and you’re thinking, “Well, my neck’s sore, it’s probably just whiplash, and I’ll be fine in a day or two,” you need to reconsider. Here’s why.
If you live with chronic pain, you’re probably willing try things you never imagined doing before to find relief. If you’re considering medical marijuana, there are a few things you should know.
If you’re confused by the buzz about CBD oil, you aren’t alone. It can be difficult to understand when or if the product is effective because there’s so much conflicting information. Here are five uses of CBD oil that have benefits.
Amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome (AMPS) may seem mysterious, but there are effective treatments available. Here’s what you need to know if you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with AMPS.
The two hallmark symptoms of fibromyalgia, fatigue and pain, can make simply getting through a day difficult. Here’s some advice to help you manage life with fibromyalgia.
If you’re confused about CBD oil, you aren't alone. What is it? What does it do? Does it work?
If you have chronic pain, regardless of the cause, you’ve probably tried lots of things hoping for relief. Ketamine infusions may work where other methods have failed.
Chronic inflammation is one of the most common health issues.
Neck pain is one of the most common reasons to visit a health provider.
Pain does not need to control your life. If you are living with chronic pain speak with your provider about alternatives to opioids to restore your quality of life.
The pain you are experiencing is usually soreness of the muscle where the injection was given.
When your sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back down through each leg becomes pinched, compressed or irritated the result can be pain ranging from mild to crippling. This is a common condition known as sciatica.
Painsomnia is a patient generated term for the cycle of chronic pain and insomnia.
Back pain is one of the most common issues to see a physician and now physicians are seeing more patients than ever with pandemic related back pain.
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Chances are, back pain will impact you or someone you know at some point in your life. Millions of Americans with low back pain try a variety of therapies to calm the pain, but now what you eat might be part of the equation.
We all get headaches from time to time, they often come without warning and annoy us for a few hours, but eventually fade away. But, when headaches occur frequently or cause intense pain it can be disruptive to your wellbeing and quality of life.
Cancer pain is a common symptom of cancer. It is estimated, 66% of all people with cancer will experience pain. Cancer pain can have several causes, which can include the cancer itself, treatment or surgery used to treat the cancer.
People with chronic pain may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those without chronic pain according to a study published in the journal Pain Medicine.
Chronically sweating in particular areas of the body can be uncomfortable and/or embarrassing for many men and women, frequently leading to feelings of self-consciousness in the workplace, social settings or even intimate situations.
Turmeric is a bright yellow spice used throughout Asia for centuries and has a list of health benefits including a natural anti-inflammatory/pain.
Ketamine infusion therapy is a treatment for a number of conditions including, CRPS, PTSD, depression and anxiety. However, myths still circulate about the treatment.
Some of our current and former patients have reached out after watching a recent Dateline NBC segment inquiring if Dr. Julie Saranita was featured in an extremely tragic episode last week.
Kyphoplasty is considered a minimally invasive procedure. The procedure depending upon your overall health status can be performed in our office or outpatient surgical center. Your physician will determine which site is best for you.
The largest study of its kind published Friday, January 7, 2021 in the medical journal The Lancet found 76% of Wuhan patients suffer from symptoms of COVID after they were discharged from the hospital.
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Complex regional pain syndrome known as CRPS is a chronic pain condition in which high levels of nerve impulses are sent to the affected body site. c
Are you wondering if the pain and stiffness in joints is caused by arthritis? Here is how your doctor will decide.
Chronic pain can be worsened by stress, so it's important to learn how to ease holiday stress.
Cold weather can often bring about stiffness, aches and pain. Understanding why certain patients react to weather changes is unknown, but there are steps to reduce your pain.
Headaches are one of the leading causes of chronic pain along with back pain and arthritis. A headache can seem like a daily, minor pain, but when these occur everyday they can disrupt your quality of life.
From pain conditions, auto immune disease, cancer and heart disease to depression, the health community recognizes the powerful therapeutic benefits of physical activity for those who are unwell.
November is CRPS Awareness month, which is the perfect time to highlight treatment options that sufferers may be unaware of. CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a chronic pain condition that most often affects one limb (arm, leg, hand or foot) usually
More than 50-million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form and obesity, previous injury and genetics can predispose you for the disease. As you age, the pain and discomfort with osteoarthritis can become more
Regenerative medicine has been talked about on television, in newspapers and the internet. Even stars like, NFL great Peyton Manning used regenerative therapy to treat his neck after injury, but what is regenerative medicine?
Magnesium is critical in many body functions, but did you know magnesium plays an important role with muscle and nerve function along with reducing pain?
A new study presented during the annual meeting of American Society of Anesthesiologists suggests cannabis use prior to surgery may increase acute pain and require more anesthetic during surgery.
According to the Journal of American Osteopathic Association a mindfulness-based stress reduction course was found to benefit with chronic pain and depression, which led to significant perceptions from participants with pain, mood and quality of life. 89%
For many of us, neck pain occurs from time to time and usually self resolves without seeking medical attention. However, knowing when not to ignore symptoms is key. Here are some of the neck pain symptoms you should never ignore
About 55% of U.S. adults report chronic pain in the last three months. It is one of the most common reasons for seeing a physician. However, more women than men are seeking treatment for chronic pain. In fact, women experience more frequent and longer last
Turmeric comes from the root of a plant in the ginger family and is the main spice in curry, but did you also know it may contain important properties to relieve pain?
Complementary therapies have strong scientific evidence showing that they help people manage their chronic pain. Complementary therapies can include a broad range of options, but are defined as therapies used alongside conventional medicines or treatments
A new study highlighted in the journal Pain, led by Penn State research team found that when patients with knee osteoarthritis had an overwhelming sense of hopelessness or helplessness about their pain they were less likely to be physically active.
Research has shown that chronic pain is complex and rooted in both emotional and social factors. Along with addressing the physical pain, it is also important to address the stress and other social factors that can contribute to pain.
The benefits from working from home are many, but it also brings challenges that can be a real pain for those with low back pain or neck pain.
Can Cannabis Treat Sickle Cell Pain?
In recognition of the 32nd year of Shark Week we look at the diet of sharks and what humans can learn.
Learn why it is important to describe your pain to your physician.
Patients often wonder whether they should disclose use of illegal drugs like cannabis. Here's what Dr. Paez had to say.
An epidural injection is a minimally invasive procedure that can help relieve pain in the neck, arm, back and leg caused by inflamed nerves.
When spine fractures happen they can be painful, but also may put pressure on the nearby root nerves. Kyphoplasty can treat fractures and pain.
Many of us are part Neanderthal, a hominin that populated Euroasia over 40,000. Now researchers reveal a gene mutation passed down from these early hunters to a sample of British people.
Before PRP was created, Cortisone injections were widely used to treat moderate to severe pain. However, PRP injections might be a better choice for sustained relief.
After 40-years, the International Association for the Study of Pain has changed the definition of pain in hopes to enhance the way pain is treated.
There's much more to chronic pain than pain itself.
Sleep is necessary for our health and well-being. However, we often do not discuss sleep with our health providers.
The burning and painful sensations of sciatica can reduce your quality of life and leave you in severe pain. Treatment is available to reduce pain and increase quality of life.
While family, internal medicine and chiropractors can work with you to treat pain, only a pain management physician specializes in the treatment of acute, chronic and severely painful conditions.
Anti-inflammatory meals can taste good and be affordable. Here's a recipe your family and guests can enjoy while receiving healthy benefits.
Dr. Paez and Dr. Saranita discuss the use of a new nonopioid pain reliever which has been successful in pain relief for low back pain.
There are three types of injections and they are discussed here.
80% of people will experience low back pain, but when is it time to see your physician?
Did you know men experience depression differently than women? Dr. Paez discusses depression in men in our latest blog.
Celebrated each year during June to raise awareness to the health issues all men face.
Dr. Paez discusses the pain experienced by astronauts while in space and returning to earth.
New study reveals the site of pain found in the brain.
Tips to choose a pillow and sleeping position to ease your neck pain.
While face masks can be used to prevent the spread of the disease, placing or removing a mask without proper technique can increase your risk of contamination.
Don't assume your positive antibody test makes you immune from COVID-19.
Over 30 million adults in the United States suffer from joint pain learn more about your pain management options.
COVID-19 adding stress to your day? You are not alone. Read here to learn tips and insights to navigate this stressful time.
Learn more about National Doctor's Day, which is held each year on March 30th in the United States.
Bananas just don't look like smiles, they also contain mood boosting nutrients, which we can all use more of during these challenging times.
While the world is focused on COVID-19 it's an opportunity for you to focus on your own personal health.
CRPS, chronic regional pain syndrome can occur after a surgery, sprain fracture or injury. It results in intense pain or sensitivity to small stimuli. However, Ketamine might be the right treatment.
Chronic disease is becoming more and more common in older age, but Blue Zones are a few places in the world with the lowest rates of chronic disease. We take a look here at what we can learn from them.
We are in the thick of cold and flu season so understanding the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting is important.
One of the most exciting and promising compounds being studied to treat a variety of conditions. Misinformation and confusion are widespread, so let's take a look at exactly CBD does and doesn't do.
Chronic pain can be both emotional and physical. Often, it can be difficult to determine which came first, the pain or depression.
A Traumeel injection is a homepathic, plant based, anti-inflammatory solution that is injected into different parts of the body based on your unique condition.
When we think of baked treats, we often think of cookies, cakes and muffins with little health benefits. But these muffins, are full of healthful anti-inflammatory ingredients including turmeric, ginger, cloves and sweet potatoes.
A new study published in Addictive Behaviors examined 223,000 people finding former and current smokers live in more pain than those who have never smoked.
The cold weather is back in Central Florida so it's the perfect time to mark National Soup Month with an immune boosting soup.
Deep breathing has positive impacts on your mind and body. Not only can deep breathing supercharge your body, it can also reduce pain.
Nature makes a pain reliever you can add to your daily diet to naturally reduce pain.
Soda has been a beloved drink for Americans and pairs well with some of our food favorites, but it is better suited as an occasional treat than an everyday drink.
A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights intermittent fasting, as a diet which can modify risk factors associated with obesity and enhance weight loss.
How long should you suffer from chronic or acute pain before you consult a pain management physician?
Kyphoplasty is used to restore a damaged vertebrae's height and may relieve pain when the vertebrae is fractured or broken.
We were honored to host Representative Ross Spano today at SLPI. We were able to discuss many topics including COVID-19, telehealth, research and issues pertaining to private practice physicians. Thank you Representative Spano for taking the time to learn more about issues facing our patients and physicians.